backpacking, chasingkm, Europe, outdoors, The Netherlands, travel

Eurotrip Part Three – The Hague and Delft, The Netherlands

We are finally on the adventure of our life time (up 'till now)! After resigning from our jobs teaching English in South Korea in February, we are traveling through Europe, visiting Paris, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland and Austria. We spent almost a year planning our two month trip to Europe which eventually evolved into… Continue reading Eurotrip Part Three – The Hague and Delft, The Netherlands

Korea, life in korea, nature, outdoors, South Korea

Jirisan National Park – A Surprise Winter Wonderland

Jirisan National Park Right at the end of November we planned a trip to Jirisan National Park. We had been before, doing a small hike to Ssangyesa Temple, but this time we went to a different part of the Park, to Nogodan Peak. My co-teacher had recommended it as an easy, yet pretty walk. One… Continue reading Jirisan National Park – A Surprise Winter Wonderland

Korea, life in korea, nature, outdoors, South Korea, spring

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights After weeks of being cooped up in the winter and not seeing enough daylight hours, we rejoiced when Spring came around. So started our Friday evening routine of watching the sunset and having a beer together... hence, Friday Night Lights. I finish work at 4:40pm and take a leisurely walk back to… Continue reading Friday Night Lights

Korea, nature, outdoors, South Korea, The DMZ

THe DMZ aka propaganda central

The rest of the world knows very little about South Korea other than the fact that they have super fast internet and are technically still at war with North Korea.This war leads to sporadic missile tests by their childlike leader and the odd foray into the demilitarized zone, otherwise known as the DMZ, by North… Continue reading THe DMZ aka propaganda central

beach, Camping, Fall, Fishing, Korea, life in korea, nature, outdoors, South Korea

Namyeol Beach Camping

Korea has been blessed with a few things - endless mountains immediately spring to mind. But they also have an incredible number of islands and peninsulas scattered along their coast line. Some of these are absolutely stunning! You could almost believe you were on a tropical beach anywhere else in the world. What better way… Continue reading Namyeol Beach Camping